The Case for Safety Podcast


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The Case for Safety Podcast features conversations with safety experts sharing their ideas and insights you can use to help your organization improve worker safety and health.
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    Episode 50: Safety Professionals and Suicide Prevention

    Nov 16, 2020
    Maggie Mortali, Senior Director at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, joins us to discuss how to develop a compassionate and supportive workplace culture that can help prevent some of the workplace factors that can lead to suicide.
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    Episode 49: Planning an OHSMS Audit

    Oct 02, 2020
    Ken Clayman, lead associate, Booz Allen Hamilton, discusses the keys to success for planning an occupational safety and health management system audit
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    Episode 48: ANSI/ASSP A10.5 and Material Hoist Safety

    Sep 21, 2020
    Mike Morand and Shanon Beekman of the ANSI/ASSP A10.5 Subcommittee discuss the updated ANSI/ASSP A10.5 standard and the guidance it provides for the safe use of material hoists on construction and demolition sites.
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    Episode 47: How to Implement the Z10 Standard at Your Organization

    Aug 27, 2020
    Tim Fisher and Lauren Bauerschmidt of the ASSP Standards Department discuss the Z10 implementation guide and how it can help you improve safety and health management at your organization.
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    Three Keys to Trenching and Excavation Safety

    Aug 10, 2020
    Proper planning, understanding and monitoring the work environment and training can help workers safely complete a trenching and excavation project. Before you begin your next trenching and excavation project, keep these three points in mind.
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    Episode 46: Trenching and Excavation Safety

    Jul 29, 2020
    Eric Voight of the ANSI/ASSP A10 committee shares best practices for keeping workers safe during trenching and excavation operations.
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    Episode 45: How Ventilation Can Help Improve Worker Health

    Jun 15, 2020
    Terry Ketchum of the ANSI/ASSP Z9 Committee explains how improving the ventilation and indoor air quality at your workplace can help lead to healthier and more comfortable work environments.
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    Episode 44: COVID-19: Return to Work Strategies

    May 15, 2020
    ASSP President-Elect Deb Roy discusses how you can prepare your workplace workers' return to the work site amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Episode 43: Ergonomics for Your Home Workspace

    Apr 27, 2020
    Rachel Michael, Director of Consulting Services, Exponent EHF, shares tips on creating a more comfortable, healthier and ergonomically sound workspace for those who work remotely.
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    Episode 42: Safety and Health Training During COVID-19

    Apr 20, 2020
    Jeff Dalto, Workplace Learning and Performance Professional, Convergence Training and Vector Solutions, shares resources safety professionals can utilize to conduct training while many workers operate remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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